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The Most Contaminated Foods You Can Buy at the Grocery Store

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2. Spinach

Spinach is high in antioxidant carotenoids including lutein and zeaxanthin that could help protect against cancer of the esophagus, stomach, and mouth. The pesticide known as Permethrin, total was found on about 50% of the samples tested; this is a possible carcinogen, a slight bee toxin, and a suspected hormone disrupter.

1. Strawberries

Strawberries are high in both vitamin C and ellagic acid, which can help prevent cancers of the skin, lung, breast, esophagus, and bladder. Wash them well, though, as they may contain various quantities of almost 50 pesticides.

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